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[LIVE] -1/2 Bushel MD Hard Shell Blue Crabs


  • (Please Take Note Our Loss Coverage Does Not Cover Dead Loss It Is A Full Disclosed Risk.) (Insurance Only Covers Dead Loss If Package Is Delivered 24 Hours After Scheduled Delivery Date. (+$10.00)
  • {LIVE} Chesapeake Crab will not refund any money for crabs that do not survive the shipment. Live orders are at your own risk. Dead loss is expected. Dead loss is expected.In extreme cases an entire order may arrive dead. 
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Just how good do Maryland Blue Crabs get?
Crab enthusiasts know the answer! Loading the picnic table with hefty blues, these crab lovers crack-n-pick to a seafood euphoria! Blue Crab take me away!  The best crabs measure in with 6”, 7” and beyond. These crabs spent major time feasting on the bay’s sustenance. Oysters, clams, snails, fish and even ell grass plump up these meaty monsters. In fact, sometimes we get a behemoth crab measuring off the scale into 8”-9”.  These crabs are a real treat!  Bursting with mounds of pristine jumbo meat, along with the lump and claw, they taste salty-sweet with a peppery pop from a professional spicing. Our crab houses use JO Spice #2, a traditional crab house favorite! We know you love Chesapeake Bay seafood and we join other boats to fish 500 million pounds from the Bay each year. What separates all these pounds from others?  A Super Crab! An X-Large Crab. A JUMBO CRAB!! An average crab weighs 1/3 pounds and boasts 2 ¼ ounces meat. Just imagine a JUMBO or super! We’re talking ½ to ¾ pound in weight and about 3 ¼ oz. crab meat. We celebrate ultimate catches with you! In fact, a crabber, a few years back, on the Virginia side of the Chesapeake caught a 1.1 pounder with a 10.72” width. We just never know what we’ll pull from our crab pots!  But let me tell you, Crab Season 2020 looks to be one for the history books!
See our tremendous catches here.


Bay Crabs measure 5”-6” and fill the bushel at about 7 dozen.  Even though all our crabs swim in the Bay, estuaries, inlets and rivers this name characterizes our smallest crab best for a side with other cookout favorites or as an appetizer.

Jimmies stretch 5 ½” -6 ½” from point-to-point and fill a bushel with about 6 dozen crabs.   Watermen call all male crab Jimmies, but we use that name to designate our family friendlysize. Serve with corn on the cob and potato salad; this size eats as an entrée.

Jumbo crabs cause crowds to cheer with measurements from 6”-7” plus and fill a bushel with 5 dozen heavy crabs.  Boasting the most meat from claw, lump and jumbo meat, this size offers a filling entrée.  Don’t forget, this size contains the monster crabs known as the behemoth size above 7”.  Some crab enthusiasts find 2-3 crabs perfect per guest with all this meat.

Female Crab Bushels combine all sizes from 5”-7” plus and fill your personal bushel to 5-6 dozen.  To keep your ordering easy, a bushel entertains about 10 people.

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